Posted inCommunity, Employment, Resources, Wisconsin Jobs

‘They can bring so much’: Despite barriers, Afghan evacuees enrich Wisconsin’s workforce

by Zhen Wang / Wisconsin Watch, WisconsinWatch.orgMay 5, 2022 Mohammad Ali Afshar, right, and Hedaiatullah Azim participate in an English class on April 14, 2022, at Faith Lutheran Church in Allouez, Wis. Before fleeing the country, both defended the U.S. Embassy in Kabul as part of the Afghanistan military’s special operations, said Mike Ruminski, who […]

Posted inNational News, Ukraine

Republicans denounce Putin’s war on facts, but are silent on the one at home

by John Micek, Wisconsin ExaminerMarch 22, 2022 There’s a lot that’s terrible about Russian strongman Vladimir Putin’s brutal attempt to erase Ukraine from the map of Europe. From the incalculable humanitarian disaster that has seen millions of Ukrainians flee their home country, to the appalling carnage on the streets of Mariupol that was devastatingly humanized […]

Posted inBusiness, Community, Events, Ukraine

Local Ukraine Humanitarian Relief Drive through March 11

RACINE – Malicki’s Piggly Wiggly, located at 5201 Washington Ave, is hosting a Humanitarian Relief Drive with other local organizations to assist those in need due to the Russian invasion in Ukraine. They are seeking donations from community members to support their initiative. Russia is continuing to invade Ukraine, causing civilians to suffer. Ukrainians have […]

Posted inCommunity, Government, Non-Profits

Charity Scams to Support Ukrainians from Russian Invasion on the Rise

MADISON, Wis. – A warning against charity scams has been issued by the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) and the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions (DFI). These illegitimate scams claim they are helping those affected by the Russian invasion in the Ukraine and expect donors to dig deep before researching the […]

Posted inGovernment, Ukraine

Russia invades Ukraine: Here’s the latest

As Russia invades Ukraine, intense fighting continued Monday in several areas as Russian president Vladimir Putin sought to install a puppet regime to take over. Meanwhile, several hundred thousand Ukrainian refugees fled to Poland. The U.S. imposed sanctions on Russia’s central bank assets. Thousands of civilians stayed to fight the Russians alongside the Ukrainian military. Here’s the latest […]